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Can I kiss you.. White Rhinoceroses


Can I kiss you.. White Rhinoceroses
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Copyright: Sujoy Bhawal (sujoybhawal) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 0 N: 406] (2181)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-01-30
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon 1000D, Tamron AF 70-300mm Tele-Macro ( 1:2)
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2010-02-15 8:03
Viewed: 3298
Points: 1
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Couldnt resist taking a photograph of the moment when they were caressing each other. Unfortunately the photograph has been taken in a Zoo.

Details about White Rhino:

Scientific name: Ceratotherium simum

Family: Rhinocerotidae

Order: Perissodactyla

Size: Length head/body: 11 - 14ft; tail length: 20 to 27.5 inch, height: 5-6 ft, Males are 20-90% bigger than females

Weight: 1.9 - 2.6 tons

Keys features: Huge gray brown rhino with large head, 2 horns and very square upper lip

Habits: Active by day and night; dominant males solitary and territorial; wallows in mud or water; generally shy and docile

Bredding: Single calf born after gestation period of 16 months. Weaned at 12-14 months, sexually mature at 5 years, but males not dominant enough to breed until 10-12 years. May live upto 50 years in captivity and similar in wild

Voice: Varied repertoire of grunts, snorts, chirps, squels, growls, bellows and pants

Diet: Grass

Habitat: Flat, lightly forested plains close to water
Distribution: Reserves and national parks in southern Africa and Congo

Status: Population at around 7500 and is Critically endangered species.


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Hello Sujoy,
I understand your great idea and you did a nice time capture, but I'd like to see more details and your capture can show much more. See workshop version.
It's just my opinion and I hope you like this.
Regards,
Francisco

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